Tex Carleton

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Tex Carleton
Born: (1906-08-19)August 19, 1906
Comanche, Texas
Died: January 11, 1977(1977-01-11) (aged 70)
Fort Worth, Texas
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1932, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
September 23, 1940, for the Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 100–76
Earned run average 3.91
Strikeouts 808
Career highlights and awards

James Otto "Tex" Carleton (August 19, 1906 – January 11, 1977) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1932 to 1940 for the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, and Brooklyn Dodgers. Carleton threw a no-hitter on April 30, 1940 when he was with the Dodgers. Only a year earlier he had been sold down to the minors and released.[1] His career marks were 100 wins, 76 loses and a 3.90 ERA.

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Preceded by
Bob Feller
No-hitter pitcher
April 30, 1940
Succeeded by
Lon Warneke